Looking For A Dwelling Place?

“Lord, who may abide in Your tabernacle?
Who may dwell in Your holy hill?”  Psalm 15:1

David goes on to list the attributes of those who may.

Lord, without Your forgiveness, mercy and grace, I would still be standing outside.  And here is a simple poem . . .

In Forgiveness

source – turnbacktogod.com

Who may abide in
Your tabernacle

who may dwell in
Your holy hill

but the ones who
have confessed

and trusted in
Your forgiveness.



  1. Excellent, Sis Deb–that’s the one thing I DO trust in, completely and totally, no problem. Thank you Lord!! God bless you as you show up for Terrific, Trusting Him Tuesday–love you bunches, sis Caddo

  2. Touched my heart, deb. Really his forgiveness absolves us from sin. Thank God for that.

    King David always fascinates me as a character. When he was a Shepherd he wrote “the lord is my shepherd”, when he become a king, he wrote “God is the king of all the earth”, such humbleness.

    God bless

  3. It’s so simple isn’t it, yet so often I allow guilt creep in and not trust in His complete forgiveness, May we all choose to rest in Him and His covering. Thanks again Deb!

  4. This was beautiful – I am SO grateful for His forgiveness…

  5. We sang Facedown Sunday. I can’t help but be overwhelmed by the holiness of God when I stop to think of my sin and His grace. I have to beat my breast and say, “Thank you God.” Well said Deb.

  6. Hi,
    This reminds me so much of Psalm 91 and hiding under the shadow of his wings.
    Beautiful and I enjoyed the poem.

  7. I love this this poem so much. I am so thankful that we can be forgiven!


  8. Praise God our righteousness is not dependent on what we have done, but on Him.

  9. Isn’t it lovely to be on the inside?? 🙂

  10. Thanks Deb! How WONDERFUL to know He and His grace receive us in. I believe and I am grateful! Blessings as you live there!

  11. Sweet words of salvation… nothing but the blood!
    Blessings back to you for blessings us daily with your poetry!
    ~ Wendy

  12. What a wonderful blessing it is to know that we are one of His people who can enter into His presence…. what a blessing and what a great responsibility! Lord bless. Thanks for another wonderful reminder of our need for thankfulness to HIm.

  13. Reblogged this on indikamahesh.

  14. Thanks Debbie; very touching…I enjoy’d this… Blessing.. Bro Pat.. 🙂

  15. do you have a poetry book on any shelves?

  16. I’m so blessed to hear you say that Sis Caddo! I’m that way too, and have done some really terrible things, but just don’t doubt that He forgave me when I confessed and asked Him to. God bless you! Love you and the Trusting Him Tuesday!

  17. Wow, what a wonderful thought, John, about David humbleness. I loved that . .thank you for sharing. 🙂 God bless you today and always!

  18. Love you Ali, and how you choose Him and His forgiveness. God bless you as He covers you today!

  19. Me too, me too, Chery! 🙂 God bless beautiful forgiven YOU today!

  20. Oh , this really got to me, Pastor Bill. When I think of my sin next to His grace . ..that gets the tears flowing. Thank you and God bless you as you stay overwhelmed by Him today.

  21. I love Psalm 91, Patricia . .thank you for mentioning that! Good to see you and God bless you today and always!

  22. Something about His forgiveness just has me in tears tonight. Good tears though . ..thankful ones! God bless you, wonderful woman of His and His Word! love you lots!

  23. Praising Him with you, Mr. Larry, for making a way for us. God bless you and yours as you live out your life, forgiven and free.

  24. Yes it is!! And to see how there is room for everyone! Thanks, Melody, for hanging out the ‘welcome’ sign through your poems. God bless you!

  25. You have me sing that song, Wendy, with your comment .. .Nothing but the blood of Jesus! 🙂 God bless you and the song you are for Him!

  26. There is so much to be thankful for . ..like your series on thanksgiving! 🙂 We could go on for a long time with this!
    God bless you as you enter into His presence today!

  27. Thank you and God bless!

  28. God bless you, Bro Pat, as you rejoice in His forgiveness and grace today!

  29. You make me smile, Terry! So sweet and kind! No …no books and no plans for any. But thank you for asking and God bless you as you get a book on the shelves!!! 🙂 Go Terry!

  30. Thankful God lets me in the door! Great post, Deb.
    God Bless You!

  31. Oh yes He does let you in, Lady Dei . . .and welcomes you with open arms! 🙂 Love you and God bless you!

  32. I love how you put that, Tom .. .that He and His grace receive us! What a welcome! 🙂 God bless you as you do the radio show! May He and His grace be received by others through you!

  33. What a great privilege that we can boldly enter His presence at any time . . . and better yet, we can ABIDE in His presence!

    And why is this? Because we are ‘good’? No way! Because our beloved Saviour opened the way. The veil of the temple was rent in two. Only HE could do that! Only HE could take our sin and give us His own righteousness! Only HE! Only Jesus!

    What an amazing God!

  34. God bless you as you testify that it is only because of Jesus and what He’s done that we can come into His presence today! love and prayers!

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